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Job Description

RECRUITMENT FOR 3 – 5 YEARS EXPERIENCED QUANTITY SURVEYOR

Objective

We are currently seeking to hire a Quantity Surveyor who has started to further their career development by being on path to a PQS certification from the C.I.Q.S.

If you like planning and have a head for figures and problem solving on the fly, you will fit well with the cost planning team.

Skills

  • Professional demeanor and practice good ethics with good core values
  • Ability to be self-motivated, and work as an integrated member of a team
  • Knowledge of cost, design, and construction methodology
  • Sound written and verbal communication skills
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, etc.)
  • Capable to work efficiently on multiple tasks and demands
  • Customer Focus – dedicated to meeting the expectations and requirements of diverse customers
  • Timely decision making:- Make decisions in a timely manner, (sometimes with incomplete information) and under tight deadlines and pressure
  • Functional/technical skills – have the functional and technical knowledge and skills to do the job at a high level of accuracy
  • Planning – proficient in prioritizing out length and difficulty of tasks on each project; set objectives and goals; break down work into the process steps; develop schedules; anticipate and adjust for problems and roadblocks; measure performance against goals; evaluate results
  • Problem-solving – use rigorous logic and methods to solve difficult problems with effective solutions; probe all fruitful sources for answers; can see hidden problems; excellent at honest analysis; look beyond the obvious and don’t stop at the first answers
  • Drive for Results – can be counted on to exceed goals successfully; yearn to be constantly and consistently one of the top performers; very bottom-line oriented
  • Time Management – use time effectively and efficiently; value time; concentrate efforts on the more important priorities

Job Description:

  • Measurement of a bill of quantity take-off of all labour, equipment, and materials required to complete the project as per contract specifications
  • Strong ability in interpreting blueprint drawings
  • Assist in the preparation of construction hard cost budget pricing from the information provided at various stages in Design ranging from Class D to Class A details
  • Perform analysis of scope at various stages, methods, and types of construction
  • Establish a critical path schedule on the estimated milestones progress dates and completion timelines to meet the client’s completion dates
  • Knowledge of takeoff software program, such as OST
  • Maintain and update company pricing database
  • All other duties as assigned

Education:

  • Architectural and Building Technology Diploma, Engineering Degree, Quantity Surveying Degree or equivalent combination of technical training plus experience
  • 3 – 5 years of prior estimating experience on commercial, infrastructure, residential (high rise and low rise) and retirement, but not limited to
  • Familiar with how to read and interpret construction documents (i.e. Architectural and structural drawings and specifications)
  • Ability to calculate mathematical extensions, read and understand purchase orders, contracts, cost coding systems is essential
  • Strong written and verbal communications and interpersonal skills required